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Carburetor Inspection - Kawasaki KDX200 Service Manual

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2-12 FUEL SYSTEM
CAUTION
Do not
use
compressed
air on an
assembled
carburetor, or the lloal
may be deformed by the
pressure.
Remove as many rubber
or
plasllc
parts
Irom the carburetor 8S
po ••
lble before
cleaning
the
carburetor with 8 cleaning
80lullon.
This will prevent damage
or
deterioration
of the parts.
The
carburetor
body has plastic parts
that can
not
be removed.
Do not use
a
strong carburetor
cleaning solution which
could
attack
the plasUc
parts;
Instead, use a
mild high flash-point
cleaning
lIOiution safe
for plastic
parts.
Do not use wire
or any other hard Instrument 10 clean
carburetor
parts,
especially lets, as they may
be
damaged
.
Immerse
all
the metal parts
in a carburetor cleaning solulion
_
.Rinse
the parts
in
water.
eAlter
the parts are cleaned, dry them
with compressed
air.
eBlow
out the fuel passages
with compressed air
.
Assemble the
carburetor, and install it on
the
motorcycle.
Carburetor Inspection
nWARNING
Gasoline Is
extremely flammable and can be explosive under certain
condlUons. Always
alop the angina and
do
not smoka. Make aure the
ara.
Is well·ventllated
and
fru
from
any source of
Ilame
or sparks;
thla Includes any
appllanca
with
a
pilot light
• Remove the
carburetor.
Before disassembling the
carburetor,
check
the fuel
level (see Fuel
Level
Inspection).
*If
the fuel level is incorrect. inspect
the rest of the carburetor before
correcting it
Pull the throttle cable
and check
that
the throttle valve moves smoothly
and returns by spring force.
*
If
the
throttle valve does not move
smoothly.
replace
the carburetor
.
Disassemble the carburetor (see
Carburetor
Disassembly
in this
chapter)
.
Clean the carburetor
.
Check the plastic tip
[A] of the float valve
needle
for wear
[ 8].
It
should
be
smooth
without any
grooves.
scratches. or
tears
[C]
.
*
If the plastic tip
is
damaged.
replace
the
valve
needle.
Push the rod
[0]
in the
valve
needle.'
then
release
it.
*If
the
rod does not
spring out.
replace
the valve
needle.

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